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No humbug here

But a good harrumph will do!
The singer Phoebe Snow has a great wry line about our next major secular holiday.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 28, 2012

Review: Good Theater's hilarious Farce

Rooms of laughs
You can tell a lot about a couple by their bedroom, says proper English matron Delia (Cathy Counts) to her husband Ernest (Bob McCormack).
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 30, 2011

Review: Good Theater's solid Moonlight and Magnolias

Southern follies
A lot of folks still consider the 1939 film Gone With the Wind to be the best loved and most iconic American movie of all time — and that's the primary concern of Ron Hutchinson's Moonlight and Magnolias , a comedic romp about the monumental difficulties of making Margaret Mitchell's humongous best-seller into a decent film.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 16, 2011

Lovely luxury

Good Theater's rich, colorful Earnest
"In matters of great importance," observes young Gwendolyn, "style, not sincerity, is the vital thing."
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 17, 2010

Finding her voice

An ex-con, a village, an opera
"There is a balm in Gilead," an old African-American spiritual has it, and sure enough, Percy Talbott (Kelly Caufield) finds that balm.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 27, 2010

True de-Light

Moss Hart and Good Theater send up thespians
It's opening night, and in the leading lady's suite at the Ritz-Carlton, key players are drinking a litany of pre-curtain toasts: Fast-talking financier Sidney Black (Stephen Underwood) blesses his first-ever investment in the theater.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 22, 2009

Friends, Romans...

...Courtesans? Funny Thing, that
Colorful archetypes abound in this super-stratified society of ancient Rome.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 28, 2009

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